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School bond and tax elections in Georgia

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School bonds
Laws governing
school bond and tax votes
School bonds
Parcel taxes
School bond and tax elections in Georgia happen under two circumstances:
  • Exceed the 20 mill levy limit set by the Georgia Constitution.
  • To impose new sales taxes to fund educational purposes.

Laws affecting school finance

20 Mill limit

Georgia is one of three states that has a constitutionally protected levy limit. Georgia has a 20 mill levy limit protected by the Georgia Constitution. Also, Georgia is one of a few states that uses the mill rate formula over a lengthy mathematical formula in calculating property tax levy limits.

Sales tax for Education

Required notice of bond election